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Orthodox Church presses for total abortion ban in Russia – report


Orthodox Church presses for total abortion ban in Russia â report
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. “Abortion must be made equal to murder. Attention must be paid to this bill and eventually it must be passed,” RBC quoted him as saying.The cleric also said that the Russian law that forbids parents to use violence against their children contradicts the Holy Scripture.“We should not allow any bans on traditional upbringing in a Christian family, any attempts to make children equal to parents. We need to introduce amendments to this law,” he said, according to RBC.The lower house working group for the protection of Christian values unites 46 MPs from various parliamentary factions. Its main purpose is to evaluate current Russian laws in the context of Christian values, and to initiate new bills that serve this purpose. Members of the commission are also part of a project aimed at protecting Christians in foreign countries, in particular Syria and the self-proclaimed republics of Donbass.

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